MessageSecurity in PeerChannel

(updated to reflect Feb CTP changes) One of the cool things in PeerChannel is the ability to secure application messages. say, you are writing an app that uses peerchannel to download content or broadcast stock quotes, you want to be sure that the message originated from a known source. This is because, in a peer…

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Application password security

So you have written your neat application that uses WCF hopefully using the peer networking stack (aka PeerChannel) and you are all ready to distribute your application. Now, this is a good time to pause and think about a few things. With all the connected applications that WCF will make easy to develop and distribute…

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Application Password Security

So you have written your neat application that uses WCF hopefully using the peer networking stack (aka PeerChannel) and you are all ready to distribute your application. Now, this is a good time to pause and think about a few things. With all the connected applications that WCF will make easy to develop and distribute…

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PeerChannel’s security

How can I secure PeerChannel (edited to reflect Feb CTP OM changes) PeerChannel provides two modes of peer-to-peer authentication (to prevent un-authorized people from joining your mesh) and option to sign application messages (to prevent unauthorized sources from tempering with your message). These security settings are specified using Security property on NetPeerTcpBinding. This property behaves…


Peer Channel – Getting Started

  PeerChannel is part of the Windows Communication Foundation(WCF, formerly Indigo) framework that enables development of managed Peer-to-Peer applications. We shipped as part of the Winfx SDK Beta1 and are now also part of the Pre-Beta2 September CTP release.   P2P unmanaged API’s- are we related? Yup. We are part of the same Windows team…

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Welcome to our Blog folks!

This blog will be a space for members of our team to share our experiences of working with and on PeerChannel, Indigo and Peer-to-Peer in general. Apart from sharing our mutual opinions on all things P2P ([:)]), we hope this space will help us answer and address common questions/issues that we have seen raised in various public events/forums by…